The American Keegan Bradley signed a card of 65 strokes (-7) this Friday in the second round of the tournament Sanderson Farms Championship to add 131 (-13) and be the new leader, with a 2-shot lead over their compatriots Charley Hoffman and JT Poston (133 hits, -11), while Colombian Sebastián Muñoz – defender of the title – did not have a good day and dropped to 12th place.
Bradley completed the round at the tournament’s Jackson Country Club with eight birdies, including two runs of three in a row, and bogey on the 10th hole.
The Spanish Sergio García also completed a good run by repeating a 68-shot card and adding 136 (-8), which places him in seventh place, shared with four other players.
Garcia finished the round with a record of five birdies and had a bogey on eight 16 that prevented him from finishing the day with a perfect mark.
The Colombian Muñoz, who defends the title of champion, did not have his best performance after having reached the day as a co-leader, and finished with a score of 73 hits (+1) to add 137 (-7), which leaves him in the twelfth place, tied with five other golfers.
His compatriot Camilo Villegas, 38, did maintain the consistency of the first round by repeating with a record of 69 strokes, which allowed him to add 138 (-6) and place himself in eighteenth place, which he shares with five other players, including three Americans and two Canadians.
Argentine Emiliano Grillo finished with a 72-shot card (even) and added 141 hits (-3) that allowed him to overcome the cut and be in the weekend’s competition.
The same as the Spanish Rafael Cabrera who made a record of 69 strokes (-3) and joined Grillo in the list of 22 golfers who had the same brand and share the 45th position.
The cross of the coin for Latin American golfers was experienced by the Argentine Fabián Gómez, who recorded 71 strokes (-1), the same as he had in the first round to add 142 impacts (-2), which were not enough to continue at the tournament.
The same happened to the Mexican Carlos Ortiz, who registered 70 strokes (-2) and added 143 (-1), while the Venezuelan Jhonattan Vegas finished the tour with a card of 72 strokes (par) and added 145 strokes (+1 ).